Perfect, thank you.
System Administrator / Programmer
UVM Development and Alumni Relations Information Services
DARIS Main Line: 802-656-8310 Personal Line: 802-656-4133
UVM's Alumni Website: http://alumni.uvm.edu
My Personal Website: http://www.themickeyzone.com
From: Technology Discussion at UVM [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of Ernie Buford
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 8:54 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: PC Clock Time Sync On-Campus
Try sync'ing to ns1.uvm.edu (22.214.171.124).
Mickey Mossey wrote:
> I was wondering if there's any way to synchronize PC clocks on-campus.
> I've noticed that whenever trying to use the "Internet Time" settings
> in either XP or Vista when on campus, time sync fails. Also, after a
> computer is joined to the CAMPUS domain, the entire tab for "Internet
> Time" disappears, leaving it impossible to even to attempt to sync the
> time this way. I at first thought that maybe just joining to the
> CAMPUS domain would include some time sync'ing, but looking at three
> campus-joined PCs right now, each of them are 2-3 minutes off from
> each other.
> Here's my issue; here in DAR we have a computer lab which we use for
> phone based / telemail gift solicitations. The application which we
> use to call with strictly use the workstation time to set
> call-schedules, timezones, and when the caller is logged in-and-out of
> the application. Because of this, the minor drift you get from trying
> to manually set a lab of computers to the correct time (which can
> sometimes span 10 minutes between computers) is somewhat unacceptable.
> Also, because group-policies are in place to disallow the callers to
> change their clocks themselves (per request of our telemail managers),
> in order to manually sync these clocks requires administrator access
> to each machine. This is something else that has become unacceptable
> for our phone-room managers.
> So ultimately I need to find a way to keep this lab's clocks synced.
> any suggestions?
> *Mickey Mossey*
> System Administrator / Programmer
> *UVM Development and Alumni Relations Information Services*
> *DARIS Main Line:* 802-656-8310 *Personal Line:* 802-656-4133
> *UVM's Alumni Website:* http://alumni.uvm.edu <http://alumni.uvm.edu/>
> *My Personal Website: *http://www.themickeyzone.com
Ernest W. Buford
Rubenstein School of Environment
and Natural Resources
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405